""These authors have integrated clinical descriptions,research,and treatment considerations in a readable and pedagogically sound presentation. "" Joseph J. Palladino,University of Southern Indiana Psychological disorders are presented within a continuum of human behaviors in Abnormal Psychology. This new edition continues to provide the most current research and has been reorganized and streamlined for easier use in a one-semester course.
1 Understanding Abnormality: A Look at History and Research Methods /
What is Abnormal Behavior?
How People Differ*
Abnormal Psychology Throughout History
Research Methods in Abnormal Psychology
The Human Experience of Psychological Disorders
Bringing it All Together
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2 Classification, Treatment Plans, Ethics, and Legal Issues
Psychological Disorder: Experiences of Client and Clinician
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
The Diagnostic Process
Planning a Treatment
Ethical and Legal Issues
Forensic Issues in Psychological Treatment
What is a Psychological Assessment?
Mental Status Examination
Putting It All Together
4 Psychodynamic and Humanistic Perspectives